I’ve applied! What’s next?


You’ve made the right choice by choosing NDSCS and we hope that the next few years will provide you with great academic success. NDSCS faculty, staff and administration look forward to welcoming you into the Wildcat community!

New to NDSCS

New Student Checklist

Activate electronic services
Apply for financial aid
Apply for housing & dining (Wahpeton students)
Disability services needs
  • The Accessibility Coordinator will be available during New Student Registration and Orientation. We encourage you to discuss criteria and procedures for opening a student file if you have academic or residential accessibility needs. An accessibility appointment may be scheduled at 701-671-2623 or ndscs.accessibility@ndscs.edu.
Register for classes
  • Fargo and Wahpeton students will be invited to attend a New Student Registration & Orientation Day prior to the start of their first semester.
  • Online students will receive additional information and instructions on their next steps for class registration. 
Complete New Student Orientation
  • New Student Orientation will be online or in-person, depending on your location (Wahpeton, Fargo, online) and which semester you begin classes. This occurs after New Student Registration - typically in the days before their first semester at NDSCS.
Getting Started Guides

Be sure to look through the appropriate New Student Brochure below for information about your next steps to life at NDSCS.